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Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 Report Available Online

The text of the Conference Report for H.R. 4040, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (183 pages, PDF).

  • August 15, 2008 news release: “Bipartisan legislation was signed into law on Thursday that protects children and consumers from toxic toys and other dangerous products by strengthening the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and providing the agency with vital new tools to carry out its mission. The new law bans lead in toys and other children’s products and makes other important improvements to our nation’s consumer safety regime. It also provides tougher civil and criminal penalties for violations of safety laws, bans the resale of recalled products, and requires safety certifications and tracking labels for toys.”
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